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M6.9 AEGEAN SEA on May 24th 2014 at 09:25 UTC

Last update: 21 July 2014 at 06:57 UTC


Earthquake details | Aftershocks locations | Intensity map
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Earthquake details

On 24th May 2014, at 09:25 UTC (12:25 local time), a powerful M6.9 earthquake hit Greece and Turkey, in Aegean Sea, 87 km W of Canakkale, injuring several tens of people but apparently some damage in Greece and Turkey. This earthquake has been largely felt in Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, Romania, and the Balkans.

More information on the main shock is available here.

If you have experienced this earthquake, you are invited to answer the online questionnaire. Your testimony will be useful to update the Intensity map here below, where intensities correspond to the effects of the earthquake.

You were on the spot and you have taken photos or videos of earthquake effects (on buildings, ground, landscape), please send us your files. Send them by mail or upload them directly from your computer. Just click on the link below :
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More info:

Scientific reports:

Aftershocks locations

Within 48 hours after the main shock, 186 aftershocks have been recorded:  90  of magnitude M3 , 20 M4 and one M5 .

Their geographic distribution shows a clear NE-SW alignment (see below).  

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Aftershocks time distribution

Aftershocks distribution
 

Intensity map

(generated with the results of the online questionnaire)
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intensity



Send us pictures or videos

You were on the spot and you have taken photos or videos of earthquake effects (on buildings, ground, landscape), please send us your files. Send them by mail or upload them directly from your computer. Just click on the link below :

Send us pictures or videos of the main shock effects
After validation your files will be displayed on this page.
 


Epicenter location

LocalView
Main Shock Epicenter Location
seismicity
Past Regional Seismicity as from the ISC catalogue (1964-2004) and EMSC Real Time catalogue (2005-today)
tensors
Moment Tensors Solutions